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Guidance for preparing SEPA documents and addressing secondary and cumulative impacts

Guidance for preparing SEPA documents and addressing secondary and cumulative impacts

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Published by N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources in [Raleigh, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • North Carolina,
  • Natural resources -- North Carolina -- Management

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesGuidance for preparing State Environmental Policy Act documents and addressing secondary and cumulative impacts
    StatementNorth Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources.
    ContributionsNorth Carolina. Dept. of Environment and Natural Resources., North Carolina.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC107.N8 G85 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination123 p. :
    Number of Pages123
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23930866M
    LC Control Number2009376383

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Guidance for preparing SEPA documents and addressing secondary and cumulative impacts Download PDF EPUB FB2

It also includes updated information related to Frequently Asked Questions, Guidance for the Environmental Checklist, and Review and guidance is intended to be used in conjunction with the SEPA statute and state SEPA rules but does not have the same legal standing as state law or rules.

If conflicts arise between our guidance, SEPA and state SEPA. Historical SEPA Guidance Document: Guidance for Preparing SEPA Documents and Addressing Secondary and Cumulative Impacts (Please note: this is a resource to help prepare an environmental document.

Not all of the content contained herein is current.)Phone: () Recommendations for the Preparation of Environmental Assessments and Environmental Impact Statements, Second Edition Preface This document provides recommendations for the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) preparation of environmental assessments and environmental impact statements under the National Environmental Policy Act of (NEPA).

SEPA supporting guidance. Documents produced for SEPA staff, which we have made publicly available, and documents published by SEPA specifically for external use: WAT-SG Modelling methods for surface water discharges (mb) WAT-SG Data Analysis and River Quality Planning Model (mb).

Onthe Washington State Department of Ecology (Ecology) released a draft guidance document (Guidance) for use by state and local lead agencies when evaluating proposals under the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) that either.

will result in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, or; may be vulnerable to the effects of climate change. cumulative impacts (e.g. cumulative noise impacts from construction activities or the combined effect of noise, dust and visual effects) on the residents nearby. Figure 1.

Diagram illustrating the concept of cumulative impacts of plans Cumulative Impact 4 Sadler () Environmental Assessment in a Changing World: Evaluating practice to Improve.

Indirect Effects Indirect effects (effects caused by the project, but occurring later in time or farther removed in distance than direct impacts) include changes in land use attributable to the project (induced growth) and impacts on environmental resources that occur as a result of the project’s influence on land use.

Guidance for Preparing SEPA Documents and Addressing Secondary and Cumulative Impacts for the basis of the discussion and tailor the information in the guidance to fit each category.

Refer to Table for additional information on Scope of Impacts that should be addressed. Cumulative Impacts Decision Tree: 04/ Helps analysts determine if a cumulative impacts analysis is necessary by showing the TxDOT process with all potential outcomes and places where decisions dictate which outcome is appropriate: Consideration of Cumulative Impacts in EPA Review of NEPA Documents.

cumulative impacts, and impact interactions can be incorporated practically into the scoping of any project. More detailed information is included in Chapter 3 which describes the ‘tools’ or methods that are mentioned in this section. The key elements of the scoping process covered in this section are:File Size: 1MB.

has not been consistent in its use of these terms: while the regulations refer to cumulative impacts, several CEQ guid-ance documents refer to “cumulative effects,” including the CEQ’s handbook on this topic.

In practice, it is acceptable to refer to effects or impacts, as long as the terms are used consistently. 1 Sierra Club Size: KB. GUIDANCE MANUAL FOR ENVIRONMENTAL REPORT PREPARATION For Applications Filed Under the Natural Gas Act TABLE OF CONTENTS PAGE Commission Staff Guidance iv February Prior Notice Filings for Underground Storage Field Facilities (Section (b)) and Increases in Storage Capacity.

the complex issue of cumulative effects, outlines general principles, presents useful steps, and provides information on methods of cumulative effects analysis and data sources.

The handbook does not establish new requirements for such analyses. It is not and should not be viewed as formal CEQ guidance on thisFile Size: KB. SEPA Guide for Project Applicants Prepared by: Washington State Department of Ecology environmental impact or that all adverse impacts can be "mitigated" to a nonsignificant level.

Determination of significance review of a proposal and issuing the necessary SEPA documents, so that all permitting agencies can make informed decisions.

2 In this guidance document EPA refers to “designated uses” as the basis and unit for reporting water quality, although note that states determine their section (d) list (i.e., Category 5) consistent with 40 CFR (b)(3).

July 6 I. INTRODUCTION The Guidance for Assessment, Listing and Reporting Requirements Pursuant to Sections. TO CUMULATIVE EFFECTS need to provide additional guidance on how to assess the indirect and cumulative effects of proposed actions in the coastal zone and re-cently published a cumulative impacts assess-ment protocol for managing cumulative coastal environmental impacts (Vestal et al.

).File Size: KB. Cumulative Impacts are being treated here in a focused guidance document due to both the difficulty and controversy associated with CIA well as public interest, litigation, and the many procedural questions associated with adequately addressing cumulative impacts in NEPA documents.

These guidelines are also. SEPA’s updated enforcement policy; SEPA’s enforcement guidance. These documents and a consultation summary document are provided below. The new environmental enforcement framework is a key aspect of the SEPA and Scottish Government joint Better Environmental Regulation Programme.

GUIDANCE DOCUMENT FOR PREPARATION AND SUBMISSION OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT PLAN (EMP) _____ A. THE GUIDANCE DOCUMENT INTRODUCTION TO GUIDANCE DOCUMENT Environmental Management Plan translates the EIA approval EMP conditions into action. The EMP is neither a report of another study nor a document which is.

Guidance and Policy Documents. Guidance documents provide interpretations of rules and regulations. Most guidance documents offer details about how to comply, helping both the regulated community and DEC staff work toward compliance.

DEC's Guidance provides a uniform basis for compliance and enforcement across the state. Guidance Document (the Guidance). This document constitutes the Environment Report Guidance Document referred to in SLC The Guidance may be amended and updated in accordance with the process described in SLC The DNOs are required to comply with this Guidance as if it were part of the electricity distribution licence.pdfwac Incomplete or unavailable information.

(1) If information on significant adverse impacts essential to a reasoned choice among alternatives is not known, and the costs of obtaining it are not exorbitant, agencies shall obtain and include the information in their environmental documents.Writing the Perfect Cumulative Impacts Analysis Under SEPA and NEPA A six-part model for those who write or review EAs and EISs, combining science and the law Owen L.

Schmidt, Esq., Senior Counsel United States Department of Agriculture, Office of the General Counsel / Portland, OR pm Lunch (on your own) pm.